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Our Editors’ Picks for the Best Black Friday Deals

All the mega monster Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and deals, in one place. As the resident VICE lords of cyber deals deals deals, Black Friday is where our curatorial skills really excel. We use our combo of fuego taste and masterful sale-spelunking to point out the spiciest, tastiest, best Black Friday deals on […]

Backed Hard: The Best Stuff We (Actually) Bought in September

Ladies and gentlemen, aliens, and sentient houseplants welcome back to Backed Hard, our monthly collection of the best products our editors have purchased, tried, and loved. Our editors have been on an epic quest through the labyrinthine bazaar of capitalism, emerging with treasures, cargo pants, and something called “Plump Jelly.” So, grab your monocle, saddle […]

Fauci Knew Chinese Lab Was Conducting Risky Experiments: Email

Dr. Anthony Fauci knew that researchers at a U.S.-funded laboratory in China were conducting risky experiments, according to a newly disclosed email. Dr. Fauci, at the time the head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joined a call on Feb. 1, 2020, with scientists around the world to discuss the possibility that […]

Chinese Lab Developed COVID-19 Virus, Senate Report Claims

WASHINGTON—The COVID-19 virus originated in a Chinese laboratory and was leaked unintentionally, a new U.S. Senate report concludes. The virus, SARS-CoV-2, leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), which tests bat coronaviruses, twice in 2019, researchers conducting the report say. “The preponderance of information supports the plausibility of an unintentional research-related incident that likely resulted […]

Switzerland Stops Recommending COVID-19 Vaccination

Swiss authorities have stopped recommending COVID-19 vaccination, including for people who are designated at high risk from COVID-19. Switzerland’s Federal Office of Public Health now says that “no COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for spring/summer 2023.” People designated high risk are also not recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccine, authorities said. They attributed the change to the […]

Shen Yun Presents a ‘Culture That’s Uplifting’ With ‘Transcendent Beauty,’ Says Painter

TORONTO, Canada—Inspired by the “transformative” and “dynamic” performance, Michelle Doran, painter and poet, said Shen Yun Performing Arts was “in touch with the past on a wave to the future.” Mrs. Doran attended the production at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on April 1. “I cried from joy,” she said. “I just […]

This $11 Serum Is the Only Thing That Finally Cured My Cystic Acne

A lot of skincare products out there are snake oil. I say this as someone with all sorts of creams, serums, and vials spilling out of my medicine cabinet, some of which cost more than a ribeye steak dinner (with a martini). I'm fully aware that skincare is just another industry centered on convincing women […]

CDC Spreads False Information About COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Monitoring

A top U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official gave false information about COVID-19 vaccine safety monitoring to the agency’s vaccine advisory panel, and a spokesperson for the agency refused to correct the misinformation. Dr. Tom Shimabukuro, director of the CDC’s Immunization Safety Office, presented on COVID-19 vaccine safety to the Advisory Committee on Immunization […]

Inside the Secret Government Meeting on COVID-19 Natural Immunity

Four of the highest ranking U.S. health officials—including Dr. Anthony Fauci—met in secret to discuss whether or not naturally immune people should be exempt from getting COVID-19 vaccines, The Epoch Times can reveal. The officials brought in four outside experts to discuss whether the protection gained after recovering from COVID-19—known as natural immunity—should count as […]

Backed Hard: The Best Stuff We (Actually) Bought in December

As we bask in the afterglow of the holiday season and look back on the year that 2022 was, it’s time to do the playback and identify the MVPs of what we gifted, got gifted, and threw in our own online baskets to fight off the Seasonal Affective Disorder. Welcome to another edition of Backed […]

Many Vaccinated Youth Who Suffered Heart Inflammation Had Abnormal MRI Results Months Later: CDC Study

A majority of young Americans who suffered heart inflammation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine had abnormal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC researchers have been following youth who experienced myocarditis, a form of heart inflammation, after receipt of the Pfizer […]

Biden Says COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Is Over’

President Joe Biden said in a new interview that the COVID-19 pandemic has ended, stoking criticism from some critics over his administration’s continued use of emergency policies. “The pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired on Sept. 18. “We still have a problem with COVID. We’re still doing a […]

Biden Tests Negative for COVID; Read White House Physician’s Letter

President Joe Biden tested negative for the first time after seven straight days of positive tests in the so-called rebound COVID-19 case. “This morning, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing was negative,” White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor wrote in a statement. “In an abundance of caution, the President will continue his strict isolation measures pending a […]

Backed Hard: The Best Stuff We (Actually) Bought in June

Welcome back to Backed Hard, our monthly cornucopia of the best stuff your trusted Rec Room staff tried, loved, and now wishes to evangelize. We are online shopping wizards, traversing far and wide to try the weird, wonderful, and wack and report it all back to you, dear reader, so you know what’s actually worth […]

Growing Number of Countries Identify Cases of ‘Deltacron’ Variant

A growing number of cases of a hybrid COVID-19 variant dubbed “Deltacron” are being identified, including several cases in the United States. Researchers with Helix, a California-based genomic company, found two cases of COVID-19 infection caused by a hybrid of the Delta and Omicron variants, while researchers in France determined 18 people were infected by […]

‘I Feel Full of Life Again’: Radio Host Loves Shen Yun’s Divine Message

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—After urging his friends and listeners to attend, radio personality Michael Olson returned for a second time to see Shen Yun Performing Arts, the premier classical Chinese dance and music company, at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. A storyteller, journalist, consultant, and agriculturalist—among other talents—Olson is the syndicated host of Food Chain […]

Focus on the Family Imposes COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Leaving Staff and Donors Dismayed

A large Christian organization told employees this week that they must soon reveal whether they’ve gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, upsetting some staff members and donors. Focus on the Family’s President Jim Daly emailed staff members on Jan. 3 to say the company must request and receive each worker’s vaccination status by Jan. 9. Daly cited […]

‘Toofan Aur Deeya’ (Storm and Lamp) – Why Countercurrents should not get extinguished

Binu Mathew, the editor of and the editorial team have been working selflessly with minimal funds and accepting no advertisements. Besides CC abhors foreign funding, corporate funding or government aid. It has been in existence for about two decades and standing on the side of the people and taking an anti-establishment stance. To that […]

Why Readers Should Support Countercurrents

Today the mass media are controlled by powerholders and corporate oligarchs. And therefore to obtain a true picture of what is going on in the world, readers must turn to the alternative media. Citizens need the knowledge they obtain from the alternative media because, without it, a true democracy cannot function. Among the alternative media, […]

Documentary on Kandhamal by K.P Sasi released on YouTube

[embedded content] This year there was international outrage when a frail 84-year-old Jesuit priest with Parkinson’s disease, Stan Swamy, died after being held in an Indian jail in inhumane conditions, on flimsy charges. When he was eventually moved to hospital, he tested positive for Covid and went on to suffer a cardiac arrest. He had […]

Caste, Class and India’s Covid Catastrophe

Covid-19 patients dying on the streets gasping for oxygen. Hundreds of wailing, desperate folks searching for hospital beds to access treatment. Even the dead denied dignified funerals, their bodies dumped unceremoniously in the rivers of India. Much has been written about the reasons for the Indian government’s abysmal failure to prepare for the devastating surge […]

Israel and the Internet Wars – A Professional Social Media Review

As people around the world watch the escalating crisis in the Middle East unfold, the Jewish diaspora and the Israeli people are turning to Twitter and Instagram to express their frustrations, concerns and seek out a supportive community. Unsurprisingly, from mainstream celebrities like Gigi and Bella Hadid, and Trevor Noah to trolls with zero followers, […]

Keep Countercurrents Alive ! An Appeal From Satya Sagar

For nearly two decades now Countercurrents has provided millions of readers around the world with deep insights and analysis of news, events, trends that are usually ignored by mainstream media. A key quality of this unique information platform has been its eclectic and open minded choice of themes, ranging from caste, gender and communalism to […]

Press TV Ban Tantamount to Human Rights Violation

The recent EU move to take Press TV off the air is to be seen as part of a continued process of media violation against this alternative channel.

The Madness Continues: Ann Wright Disinvited to Sail

Once again it is the Jewish activist who decides who should be on board in the Palestinian Solidarity movement. I can’t make up my mind whether this is funny or tragic. It is certainly very bad news.

Breaking: Romney’s “Bain Capital” Drug Front For Bush Cartel (Video)

– I can guarantee is anyone who sees this will demand the immediate arrest of Mitt Romney and the entire Bush drug cartel.

Sean Dix and Fluoride: The Hidden Assassin

by Mary Sparrowdancer (with Jim Fetzer)   At this time in American history, the federal government is mass medicating approximately 70% of the US population by placing a toxic HAZMAT chemical referred to as “fluoride” in their drinking water.

Netanyahu’s Speech at the UN: Looney Tunes Yes, But Definitely Not Funny

It’s what we might refer to in psychological terms as the ‘Yuck Yuck Syndrome’, and perfectly explainable, given the fact that organized Jewish interests—firmly in control of all levers of mass media—have turned virtually all aspects of life …

‘Project Malala’: The CIA’s Socio-Psychological Intelligence Operation

Unbeknownst to young Malala, she was picked up, groomed and her sincere intentions exploited by the world’s most notorious intelligence agency.

Iraq Buys Russian Weapons

“I thought Iraq was a United States’ client and would buy American, and if not, NATO weapons. This is the beginning of the end.”

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